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Free Level 3 Courses at The Manchester College

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Did you know that as part of the Greater Manchester and National Skills Funds, you could achieve a FREE Level 3 qualification with The Manchester College.

If you have been looking to pursue a Level 3 qualification course, now is the perfect opportunity to launch your dream career and boost your earning potential.

Read on to find out more.

Who is eligible for a Level 3 free course?

You are eligible if:

  • You are aged 19+ and don’t have a Level 3 qualification already.
  • You have already have a Level 3 qualification, but earn below the National Living Wage annually (£20,319 from April 2023)
  • You have a Level 3 qualification or higher but are currently unemployed

This means:

You get to access our full range of free courses, so you can meet new people, develop new skills and improve your career prospects, all while gaining a recognised qualification!

Explore eligible Greater Manchester Skills Fund courses.

What are Level 3 qualifications?

There are many different types of Level 3 qualifications, here are the ones TMC offers:

What is the Greater Manchester Skills Fund

The Greater Manchester Skills Fund is a local fund that supports tens of thousands of local residents every year to develop the skills they need for life and work.

What are the benefits of the GMSF for learners?

With the Greater Manchester Skills Fund, learners get to:

  • Acquire new skills
  • Gain a qualification
  • Find employment upon completion

What is the benefit of the GMSF for employers and businesses?

Employers and businesses can access the skilled workforce they need for Greater Manchester’s economy to grow and thrive.

What is The National Skills Fund

The National Skills Fund has been launched to support adults to train and gain the valuable skills they need to improve their job prospects.

The fund was developed to support post-covid economic recovery by boosting the supply of skills that employers require.

The Manchester College is proud to be offering eligible courses in the following subject areas:

How do I apply?

For more information and to apply, visit our website and enrol on to a Level 3 course that suits you.

Whether you’re looking for a free NVQ course or an Access to HE diploma, we have what you need.